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Protecting Your Pets from Common Poisons

Most people think of bleach or rat poison when they think of household toxins. If that’s you, you’re right. Yet, there are many other less obvious items that could pose a hazard.

Take sugar-free gum for instance. Did you know that it contains xylitol, which can cause liver failure in your dog? The popular sugar substitute is also in certain brands of toothpaste and sweetener packets for coffee and tea. Yet, it can be deadly to your dog.

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4 Keys to a Healthy Heart

Did you know that heart-healthy lifestyle tips for humans apply to pets, too? In light of American Heart Month, we’ve compiled a list of things you and your furry friend can do together to keep your tickers in top shape.

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Loving Your Pet: Dos and Don’ts

It’s February, and that means love is in the air—but are you loving your pet the right way? Here are five dos and don’ts to help you show your furry valentine some love this month and all year long.

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Why Your Pet Should Get A Dental Exam

By Nicole Abrego and Dr. Jennifer Hamlet

February is Pet Dental Health Month...has your pet had a recent oral exam? Periodontal disease is the most common infectious disease in both dogs and cats with approximately 85% of pets over 3 years of age having some level of periodontal disease. A regular dental plan including home care along with professional cleanings will help your pet’s mouth remain healthy and disease free.

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5 Tips to Curb Your Cat’s Scratching

When it comes to frustrating feline behaviors, a penchant for furniture destruction tops the list for most owners. These tips and creative solutions can help your cat develop better scratching habits so you can live in harmony—and maybe even save your favorite chair in the process.

Understand Your Cat's Need to Scratch

Whether we like it or not, scratching is an innate feline behavior that cannot be prevented—in fact, even declawed cats still “scratch!”

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Top New Year’s Resolutions For Your Pets (and You)!

By Nicole Abrego

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on the year and determine what we would like to achieve in the coming year. Why not set some goals for our pets as well?

Setting and participating in your pet’s life goals is a great way to bond with your furry companion and pick up some great habits yourself. So why not give it a try? Here are the top New Year’s Resolutions For Your Pets (and You)!

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